Rather Be (3:47)

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From Pop Party 13 and 2 other releases

“Rather Be” is a song by British electronic group Clean Bandit, featuring vocals from Jess Glynne. The track was released on 17 January 2014 as the fourth single from the group’s debut studio album, New Eyes (2014).

The song debuted at number one on the UK Singles Chart, and is the fastest-selling single of 2014 so far, and the highest selling January single since “Spaceman” by Babylon Zoo, which reached number one in 1996. The song has spent four weeks at number one, selling over 977,000 copies since release.

The song was written by Jack Patterson (a member of Clean Bandit), James Napier, and Nicole Marshall, and produced by Grace Chatto (another member of Clean Bandit) and Jack Patterson.

It reached #1 in Australia (dance charts), Austria, Belgium (digital sales charts), Croatia, the Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Scotland, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

It peaked at #2 in Australia, the Flanders region of Belgium, the Wallonia region of Belgium, France, Italy, Luxembourg (digital sales charts), New Zealand, and Switzerland, #3 in the Wallonia region of Belgium and Slovakia, #4 in Portugal (digital sales charts), #5 in Denmark and Spain, #7 in South Africa, #8 in Lebanon, #16 in Romania, #40 in Brazil, #44 in Japan, #51 in the United States, and #78 in Canada.


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We're a thousand miles from comfort, we have traveled land and sea
But as long as you are with me, there's no place I'd rather be
I would wait forever, exalted in the scene

MetroLyrics Full lyrics at MetroLyrics


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